Exterior Finisher

An Exterior Finisher builds, installs, and repairs home exteriors. This can involve working on exterior siding, installing stucco, waterproofing, and much more, while collaborating with other construction professionals.

Average Salary

  • $65,000
  • $31.84
POTENTIAL Additional Compensation
$5,000/yr Overtime and Bonuses
  • Siding Installer
  • Stucco Installer
  • Brick/Stone Installer
  • Soffit Installer
  • Waterproofing Expert

What You’ll Need

You can find opportunities for education that emphasize classroom instruction or hands-on learning, depending on which suits your needs:

Technical/Trade/Vocational School: Prepares you for a specific career. Some place more emphasis on hands-on learning vs. classroom instruction.

Community College: Generally, offers a broader education, with the possibility of working toward earning a bachelor’s degree.

Registered Apprenticeship Program: Start earning a competitive wage right away as you gain knowledge from on-the-job experience and related training.


  • Collaborative

  • Active

  • Problem-Solver

  • Versatile

  • Detail-Oriented

Potential Benefits

*Benefits depend on the specific job and may vary.
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k)
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Stock Options
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement

I’m Ready to Advance My Career

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